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13 Proven Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

The impressive health benefits of apple cider vinegar (ACV) are many, as it is thought to regulate blood sugar levels, boost weight loss, improve gut health, lower cholesterol levels, and enhance skin health. Apple cider vinegar is a type of vinegar made from ripe, freshly crushed, apples. The apples are fermented and passed through a rigorous process to develop the final vinegar product. In the first step, the crushed apples are exposed to yeast to start the alcoholic fermentation

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12 Best Benefits of Chamomile Tea

Chamomile tea or manzanilla tea is a popular variety of tea that is loaded with antioxidants. The top health benefits of chamomile tea include the ability to regulate sleep, aid in digestion, boost immunity, protect the skin, lower stress levels, and soothe menstrual cramps. Due to its anti-inflammatory nature, it also helps assuage diarrhea and bloating. Derived from the Asteraceae family of plants, dried chamomile flowers are used for different natural remedies and healing poultices.

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13 Proven Health Benefits of Dates

The powerful health benefits of dates include providing an energy boost, increasing iron in the body, and aiding digestion. Rich in various nutrients, fiber, and antioxidants, dates are popular throughout the world. These dried fruits are beneficial in treating various conditions due to their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-tumor properties. Dates are the sweet, chewy fruit of the date palm tree (Phoenix dactylifera). Dates have been the staple food of the Middle East for

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Calamansi Juice: Benefits, Recipe, and Side Effects

Drinking calamansi juice is a very popular practice in certain parts of Asia, due to its detoxifying ability on the body, the availability of the fruit, the tart, and the unique flavor of the juice. Calamansi juice is derived from the calamansi fruit, another variety of citrus fruit commonly called golden lime. Calamansi is also known as calamondin or Philippine lime, and scientifically known as Citrofortunella macrocarpa. The fruit is a hybrid of a member of the citrus genus, that is to

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Science-Based Benefits & Uses of Moringa Oleifera

Moringa, a plant native to India, is rich in antioxidants and nutrients and its powerful health benefits include its ability to protect the liver, fight inflammation, and lower cholesterol. Moringa extract and powder can help give relief from stomach disorders, allergies, and edema. In Ayurvedic therapy, it is valued for its range of therapeutic uses, commonly attributed to its antifungal, antiviral, antidepressant, and anti-inflammatory properties. In some areas, it is simply known as

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11 Surprising Health Benefits of Cloves

Native to Asian countries like Indonesia, India, Pakistan, and even areas of East Africa, cloves are a spice that offers many health benefits. These benefits include aiding in digestion, boosting the immune system, and controlling diabetes. Cloves also contain anti-mutagenic and anti-microbial properties, along with fighting against oral diseases and headaches. Cloves are a popular spice used in a variety of ways across the world, particularly in Asia. They form a culinary base in a number

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15 Proven Benefits of Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha, also known as Indian ginseng, has a wide range of health benefits, which include its ability to reduce the blood sugar levels, fight cancer, reduce stress and anxiety, and increase fertility in men. It also helps prevent arthritis, asthma, hypertension, and rheumatism. Furthermore, ashwagandha boosts the supply of antioxidants and regulates the immune system. What's more? It also has antibacterial and anticonvulsant properties. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is a medicinal

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16 Impressive Benefits of Drinking Water

The powerful health benefits of drinking water include the maintenance of energy levels, body temperature, metabolism, and breathing. It potentially helps in the prevention of constipation, heartburn, headaches, gastritis, ulcers, cardiovascular disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, backaches, and osteoporosis. It is required in increased amounts for pregnant women and nursing mothers. It also plays an important role in kidney function and skincare. Water is an essential component of our body

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20 Surprising Benefits of Lemongrass

Lemongrass is a potent herb that helps treat insomnia, stomach and respiratory disorders, fever, and infections. The antioxidant activity of the lemongrass boosts the immune system and protects against antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It even helps in balancing cholesterol levels, managing type 2 diabetes, and promoting healthy skin. It is extensively used in aromatherapy and helps combat fatigue, anxiety, and bad body odor. Lemongrass is an herb with a distinct citrusy flavor

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14 Powerful Benefits of Raw Garlic

Garlic is a strong-smelling, flavoring herb noted for its many health benefits. It contains a powerful compound called allicin that helps lower cholesterol. The health benefits of garlic include easing the symptoms of common cold, lowering blood pressure, and reducing the risk of heart ailments as well as neurodegenerative disorders. The purpose of a garlic clove are aplenty. Right from cooking purposes to medicinal uses, it is truly an all-rounder when it comes to choosing to eat healthily.

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15 Incredible Benefits of Zinc

The health benefits of zinc include proper functioning of the immune and digestive systems, reduction in stress levels, improved metabolism, and an increased rate of healing for acne and wounds. Also, it is helpful in terms of pregnancy, hair care, eczema, weight loss, night blindness, cold, eye care, appetite loss, and many other conditions. Zinc, being an important mineral, plays a vital role in protein synthesis, cell signaling/neurotransmission, vision, and helps regulate cell

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11 Evidence-Based Benefits of Lemon

The health benefits of lemon are attributed to its vitamin C content. It helps improve skin health, encourage weight loss, fight cancer, and act as a breath freshener. Lemons also help with dental problems, throat infections, and high blood pressure. These citrus fruits can also be used in skin and hair care. Lemon also helps to strengthen your immune system. Lemon juice, especially, has several health benefits associated with it. Even more, as a refreshing drink, lemonade helps you stay

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COVID-19 Airborne Transmission Possible, Herd Immunity Unachievable: Studies

New studies around the novel coronavirus have brought to light the need for updating the guidelines about how we keep ourselves safe from it and better manage the pandemic around the world. While one commentary highlights the possibility of airborne transmission, thus pointing towards the need for an update to hygiene practices, another research questions herd immunity, deeming it ‘unethical and unachievable’. In a commentary published in the Clinical Infectious Diseases journal,

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Harvard Study Shows How The Brain Organizes Smell

How does the brain perceive and organize smell? A recent Harvard study shed some light on this little-known area. Published in the journal Nature, the animal study analyzed how different odors are stored in the brain's olfactory cortex, which is responsible for processing smell. It explored how the brain transforms the chemistry of different odors into its own perception of a smell. To study how the brain perceived different odors, the team used chemical structure with a known odor

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Dogs Improve Social & Emotional Health Of Small Children

Young children often seem to have a special bond with their pet dogs. This bond may also be of great benefit to their overall development. A new Australian study, published in Pediatric Research found that children benefited through physical activity and the social-emotional bonds formed with their pet dog. Such children displayed more positive prosocial behavior. The study establishes that the benefits of owning a dog begin early in childhood. To understand the interaction between pet

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How European Plastic For Recycle Ends Up In Asian Waters

The European Commission adopted the ‘Circular Economy’ in 2018 to better address the single-use plastic problem. This was in an effort to move closer towards Sustainable Development Goals, especially SDG 14 which addresses the need to sustain our marine environment. A new study sheds light on how more efforts might be required when it comes to recycling this plastic waste generated in the EU. The research, conducted by a team at the National University of Ireland, found that about

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8 Types Of Millets That You Can Include In Your Diet

When you think of millets, the one variety that instantly comes to mind is foxtail millets. This is because they are considered as one of the oldest cultivated millets and are also easily available everywhere. But, that is not the case with all the other varieties of the grain. Yes, there are other types of millets that are relatively unknown. Chances are that you may have known about them but weren't aware of them being a type of millet Millets may be an ancient grain but they are coming up

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Mulberry Tree Leaf: Benefits & Uses

Mulberry is one of the hardiest trees, requiring very little care. It is best known for its juicy, flavorful fruits. But the leaf of the mulberry tea can be just as useful. Interestingly, it was mulberry leaves which were highly prized centuries ago. The Chinese used these leaves to feed silkworms. As a result, the mulberry tree became a critical part of the Chinese silk trade. Today we use the leaves in other ways, mostly for dietary supplements and as tea leaves. There are three types of

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What’s The Difference Between Raisins, Sultanas & Currants

They are deliciously sweet and moist in texture and are incredibly versatile in the kitchen. We are talking about sultanas, raisins, and currants that are different types of dried fruits, more specifically dried grapes, which you find in several dishes right from your oatmeal, salads, to your favorite desserts. They may be packed with more or less the same kind of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants but still have attributes that make them different from one another. What are they, you ask?

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How Much Juice Can A Lemon Yield

When it comes to improving and enhancing the flavor of food, lemons perhaps play an equally important role as salt. You can instantly uplift the flavor of any dish by adding lemon juice to it. It goes well with almost everything—vegetables, fish, chicken, salads, yogurt, and even desserts. Not only does it make the food tasty, but it also reduces its greasiness, giving it a fresh flavor. But just how much lemon juice should you add to your food is something you cannot take for granted.

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Cucumber Water Recipe: The Popular Detox

Cucumber water is popularly known, the world over, as the best detox drink. It is the simplest way to infuse water with nutrients and flavor. This refreshing drink helps to lose weight, enhance the radiance of your skin, and stay hydrated. Serve this pretty, low-calorie drink in a chilled pitcher at your next summer party! This is an easy recipe to make at home. Let us look at the step-by-step process of making this refreshing beverage. How to Make Cucumber Water You can sip

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9 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Peppermint Tea

Peppermint tea is an herbal infusion made from peppermint leaves and it has been used in many medicinal applications. It is enjoyed around the world, not just for its refreshing taste but also for its therapeutic uses. It is popular for its ability to relieve headaches, treat sinuses, and ease digestive problems. Moreover, it is also beneficial for your mental health as its calmative properties make you relax, release stress, and mental pressure. The scientific name of peppermint is Mentha

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Hibiscus Tea: Benefits, How to Make, & Side Effects

The health benefits of hibiscus tea include its ability to control hypertension and reduce high blood pressure, lower blood sugar levels, and improve liver health. It also helps in improving digestion and treating depression. Not just that but research suggests that hibiscus tea may speed up metabolism and help in aiding healthy, gradual weight loss. This tea is rich in vitamin C, minerals, and antioxidants. Hibiscus tea, also known as Agua de Jamaica and by its scientific name Hibiscus

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Best Ways to Make Cannabis Tea

Cannabis tea, also known by other names, such as weed tea, ganja tea, and marijuana tea, is a simple and soothing way to consume weed. However, it is not as simple as just throwing in the buds of weed into hot water and then bringing it to a boil. It requires precision and the right recipe for the required effect. This tea, when prepared correctly, is known to have a longer-lasting effect when compared to smoking weed - and it takes around 30 to 40 minutes to kick in. Given patience and time,

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Homemade Aloe Vera Juice Recipe

Aloe vera juice is made from the leaves of the aloe vera plant, and unlike the processes to acquire the extract of this plant, the juice is made by crushing, grinding, and blending the entire leaf. After several filtering steps, the juice can be consumed for its concentrated nutritional values. While the smell of this plant can be potent, the juice is quite mild and easy to drink, which is why it has gained popularity of late as a health supplement or a dietary drink. So, let's take a look at

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How To Make Lemon Juice

If you want to learn how to make lemon juice, you need just three ingredients - lemon, sugar, and water. It's a simple recipe but a handy one. This is because lemon juice has amazing health benefits including the ability to relieve dehydration, clear the skin, treat an upset stomach, cleanse the liver, and even treat cancer. So let's learn how to juice a lemon and how to make home-made lemon juice! How To Make Lemon Juice Lemon juice has amazing health benefits! 1 lemon1 cup

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9 Health Benefits of Nettle Tea, How to Make it, & Its Side Effects

Nettle tea is a delicious and beneficial beverage that helps boost the immune system, relieve pain and inflammation, protect the heart and optimize digestion. Nettle tea can be quite a strong beverage, and has a rapid effect on the body, primarily due to the flavonoids, carotenoids, vitamins, and minerals found in the plant. Found in Europe, Asia, and North Africa, stinging nettle is the origin of nettle tea and has the scientific name Urtica dioica. The nettle plant is an anti-asthmatic,

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Amazing Homemade Pickle Juice Recipe

Ever woke up in the middle of the night with a Charley horse and wished for an instant remedy? Or desperately searched for a magic potion for your PMS symptoms? Look no further as pickle juice is at your rescue! With loads of antioxidants, it is the best cure for cramps, headaches, and dehydration. Why opt for sugar-filled energy drinks from the market when you can prepare healthy pickle juice at home? Pickle Juice Recipe Bye-bye, cramps! Hello, pickle juice! Essential

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Moringa Tea: Health Benefits, How To Make, & Side Effects

There are benefits to drinking antioxidant-rich moringa tea on a daily basis, some of which include its unique ability to assist in weight loss, reduce inflammation, speed healing, aid digestion, and enhance energy levels. This nourishing drink may also give relief to people who suffer from a number of conditions, including arthritis, gout, stomach upset, diarrhea, nausea, and even the common cold. Moringa tea is a beverage made by steeping dried moringa leaves in hot water for several

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Banana Tea For Sleep, Recipes & Other Benefits

Banana tea may sound like a combination of two unrelated culinary items, but it is surprisingly delicious. It has recently acquired popularity as a sleeping aid. Many people believe that banana tea, taken at bedtime, can help soothe nerves and promote sleep. It is packed with other benefits, such as improving one’s mood, benefiting heart health, and managing weight loss. Often made along with the peel, the banana peel tea is even more potent. It uses the nutrient-rich peels of the banana,

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How to Make Dandelion Tea

You may not know that dandelion weeds growing all over your yard are actually a healthy herb. Every part of this weed is edible and equally healthy. Dandelion flowers are used to make drinks and desserts, while the leaves are an important ingredient in most salads. The roots of the herb, on the other hand, are roasted to use as a healthy substitute for coffee. Wonderfully multi-purpose, isn't it? Dandelion tea has some amazing health benefits, that include naturally boosting lactation,

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How To Make Pomegranate Molasses

Pomegranate molasses is made by reducing pomegranate juice into a thick syrup. It is used as a dressing, sauce, or in drinks, tagines, desserts, and more. You will mostly see pomegranate molasses being used in Middle Eastern, African and Mediterranean cooking, usually to give the dishes a sweet and sour taste. This tart, thick, ruby red syrup requires only three ingredients, a bit of effort, and a lot of patience. Here's how you can go about it. How To Make Pomegranate

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Lemon Ginger Tea: Benefits & How To Make

Many people turn to lemon ginger tea to improve their health, due to its ability to boost the immune system, reduce fever, improve cognition, regulate blood sugar, aid in digestion, soothe pain, and promote healthy hair and skin. Both lemon and ginger are considered to have antioxidant and immune-boosting effects and these properties aid in stimulating the metabolism. Despite it being called a tea, lemon ginger tea is actually an infusion of lemon juice and ginger root, and it does not

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7 Proven Benefits of Sencha Tea

Sencha tea is known for its health benefits, including its ability to fight chronic diseases, aid in weight loss, protect the immune system, increase energy, and stimulate cognitive activity. This popular form of green tea makes up approximately 80 percent of the tea produced in Japan, a major tea-drinking nation. Sencha tea is a Japanese ryokucha (green tea), which is brewed with whole leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant, giving the tea several impressive health benefits and a

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11 Powerful Health Benefits of Arugula (Eruca Sativa)

Arugula is the somewhat the underdog of the cruciferous family. No one knows its potential until they try it out. Its health benefits include weight loss, reduced risk of cancer, healthy bones, and improved eyesight. This plant has antioxidant properties and is also good for the skin. It also helps in boosting the brain, improving metabolic functions, mineral absorption, and boosting the immune system. Arugula is a leafy green plant that is popularly used in salads. Arugula has several

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11 Effective Home Remedies for Acid Reflux

The home remedies for acid reflux are apple cider vinegar, ginger roots, fennel seeds, lavender tea, fruits, and vegetables. More than that, a good regular diet is also helpful in decreasing the negative effects of acid flux. Acid reflux is the backward flow of the stomach acids into the throat. When this happens, you may get a sour taste in your mouth or regurgitate food. In some cases, you may also feel a burning sensation in your chest (heartburn). Acid reflux is closely related

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11 Natural Home Remedies for Hernia

A hernia is defined as a bulging organ or fatty tissue through a soft or weak spot in the body. There are several different types and some are more common than the others. A hernia can be an extremely painful and even deadly condition. While medical attention is strongly advised, there are several natural remedies to help relieve hernia complications. These remedies include the use of ice pack, ginger root, massage, licorice, aloe vera, black pepper powder, and castor seed oil, as well as

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9 Effective Home Remedies for Myopia

The home remedies for myopia include eye exercises, a vitamin and mineral-rich diet, eating almonds, Triphala, licorice, Ayurvedic medicines, as well as resting after long hours of reading and work. Some lifestyle changes to make while suffering from myopia are performing close range work, sitting in front of the TV and electronic devices for long periods of time, and working or reading in poorly lit areas. Myopia, also termed as nearsightedness, occurs when the eye lengthens from front to

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Burning Pain in the Rectum: Causes & Home Remedies

Home remedies for the burning of the rectum can offer great relief to patients suffering from this irritating condition. The most effective home remedies for the burning sensations of the rectum include maintaining good hygiene, eating correct diet, use of aloe vera, hot and cold packs, buttermilk, petroleum jelly, and radish. Other natural treatments include the use of myrrh, white oak, flowers of sulfur, petroleum jelly, lemon juice, mint juice, and honey in various forms and

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8 Ways To Use Honey Mask for Acne

For centuries, people have been using honey masks as a treatment for acne and for curing other marks, scars, spots, and blemishes. There is not just one recipe for a honey mask that treats acne, but rather, it can be made from different combinations of herbs and other substances. In this article, we'll try to cover all relevant aspects related to using honey masks as a treatment for acne. Using honey masks for acne treatment is a very popular home remedy. Also, if you are serious about

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24 Amazing Home Remedies for Weight Loss

For a majority of people, losing weight is rather difficult. There could be several reasons such as hormonal imbalance, unhealthy eating habits, sedentary lifestyle, sleep deprivation, stress, slow metabolism, genetics, or even a lack of motivation. Well, there are many ways for shedding those extra kilos, which include, cardio and strength training, having a well-balanced diet that includes more fruits and vegetables and less processed food, cutting down on sugar and high-glycemic index (GI)

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10 Power Foods for Healing Wounds

When you have a wound such as a pressure injury (formally known as pressure ulcers or sores), diabetic foot ulcers, surgical wounds, full or partial thickness wounds, burns and more, what you eat makes a major difference in the rate of your wound healing. There are various food items that can help speed up the healing process of wounds, whether they are severe or moderate. These food items and additional vitamins and minerals help to provide the necessary growth of new skin tissue and improve

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13 Beneficial Home Remedies for Diverticulitis

Some of the most effective home remedies for diverticulitis include the use of brown rice, garlic, barley, pears, papayas, rest oregano, yogurt, Aloe vera, potatoes, castor oil, nuts, seeds, corn, vitamin C, and low-fiber foods. These may be considered rather boring in terms of the vegetable world, but white potatoes actually contain a great deal of soothing, anti-inflammatory chemical, in addition to the large amount of starch. Potatoes are easy on the digestive system, but remember

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13 Effective Home Remedies for Hyperthyroidism

Home remedies for hyperthyroidism include the use of various herbs such as hawthorn, bugleweed, motherwort, and lemon balm. Foods like oats and those rich in calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D may help in preventing problems associated with hyperthyroidism holistically. In addition to this, regular exercise and proper sleep can be beneficial in curing hyperthyroid conditions. Hyperthyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland becomes overactive and produces excess thyroid

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21 Surprising Home Remedies for Diabetes

Home remedies for diabetes include the use of apple cider vinegar, bitter gourd, fenugreek, cinnamon, aloe vera, water, jamun, and flaxseed oil in different forms. Exercising, healthy sleep patterns, and maintaining oral health are other good behavioral remedies for getting rid of diabetes in a natural way. Home remedies can offer a solution to all of your diabetes problems, despite not technically being a "cure". You can try any or all of the following home remedies to start enjoying the

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13 Powerful Home Remedies for Pancreatitis

There are a number of helpful home remedies to treat pancreatitis, including the use of acupuncture, tofu, red grapes, reishi mushrooms, yogurt, spinach, ginseng, and blueberries, along with certain lifestyle changes. Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas, a small gland that is present near the top of the abdominal cavity. When the gland becomes inflamed, the surrounding blood vessels can also get inflamed, and there may be bleeding and infection. In time, the pancreas starts to

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17 Effective Treatments & Remedies for Ascites

The home remedies for ascites include garlic, dandelion, gram, bitter gourd, fenugreek, radish, melon, onion, and adequate sleep. Ascites is a condition where there is fluid buildup in the abdomen or peritoneal cavity. This leads to inflammation in the arms, legs, and spleen. When the fluid moves around to the lungs, it can make breathing difficult. Ascites is technically known as peritoneal fluid excess, peritoneal cavity fluid, and hydroperitoneum. Key treatments for ascites include

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8 Types Of Millets That You Can Include In Your Diet

When you think of millets, the one variety that instantly comes to mind is foxtail millets. This is because they are considered as one of the oldest cultivated millets and are also easily available everywhere. But, that is not the case with all the other varieties of the grain. Yes, there are other types of millets that are relatively unknown. Chances are that you may have known about them but weren't aware of them being a type of millet Millets may be an ancient grain but they are coming up

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Mulberry Tree Leaf: Benefits & Uses

Mulberry is one of the hardiest trees, requiring very little care. It is best known for its juicy, flavorful fruits. But the leaf of the mulberry tea can be just as useful. Interestingly, it was mulberry leaves which were highly prized centuries ago. The Chinese used these leaves to feed silkworms. As a result, the mulberry tree became a critical part of the Chinese silk trade. Today we use the leaves in other ways, mostly for dietary supplements and as tea leaves. There are three types of

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by Ishani Bose last updated -

What’s The Difference Between Raisins, Sultanas & Currants

They are deliciously sweet and moist in texture and are incredibly versatile in the kitchen. We are talking about sultanas, raisins, and currants that are different types of dried fruits, more specifically dried grapes, which you find in several dishes right from your oatmeal, salads, to your favorite desserts. They may be packed with more or less the same kind of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants but still have attributes that make them different from one another. What are they, you ask?

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How Much Juice Can A Lemon Yield

When it comes to improving and enhancing the flavor of food, lemons perhaps play an equally important role as salt. You can instantly uplift the flavor of any dish by adding lemon juice to it. It goes well with almost everything—vegetables, fish, chicken, salads, yogurt, and even desserts. Not only does it make the food tasty, but it also reduces its greasiness, giving it a fresh flavor. But just how much lemon juice should you add to your food is something you cannot take for granted.

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A Step-by-Step Guide To Cut A Papaya

A tropical fruit of orange, yellow, and green hues, papayas are known to have a velvety, butter-like texture and a mild to fairly sweet taste. Unripe papayas, however, can have little to no taste at all. Green papayas feature a lot in Asian cuisine and are known to have quite a crunchy texture that goes perfectly well with nuts in salads. Apart from featuring in different cuisines because of its wonderful flavor, papayas are known for their numerous health benefits, which you can read in our

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How To Eat Figs- Fresh & Dried

Figs may be mushy, soft, and yielding in texture, but their juicy, saccharine, honeyed deliciousness is what makes them a unique treat. You can have them both fresh and dried. People mostly prefer to have them just as is, but you can enjoy by pairing them with other foods such as cheese, prosciutto, wine, and the like. You can also use them as an ingredient to make bakery products, appetizers, salads, and desserts. There are, as a result, many ways of eating figs. Let us take a look at it in

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Coriander Vs Cilantro

What do you use in a recipe that calls for coriander? The fresh leaves or the seeds? Most of you may think of it as a knotty question but the answer is actually very simple. And, for those who are guessing that there is no difference between coriander and cilantro, you will be surprised to know that there is. Take a look at it in this article. Both coriander and cilantro come from the same plant, Coriandrum sativum. It consists of the leaves, stalks, and seeds. Most people in the United

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